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PURPOSE: To introduce the rider and/or horse to the sport of dressage. To show understanding of riding the horse forward with a steady tempo into an elastic contact with independent, steady hands and a correctly balanced seat. To show proper geometry of figures in the arena with correct bend (corners and circles).RIDER #7749-1
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NAME:Emily Hart
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JUDGE:Karyn Rainey
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 71.250%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST C
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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Enter working trot rising.

Halt through medium walk. Salute - Proceed working trot rising.
Straightness on centerline and in transitions; clear trot rhythm.7.57.5fairly straight entry, some drift in move off
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2CTrack right, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77some drift left then turn right
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3BCircle right 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77steady could have more inside bend
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Before A
Circle right 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, right lead.

Working trot rising.
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.88lovely balance in canter
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5(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.7.57.5prepare for down transition even more
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6K-X-MChange rein, working trot rising.Trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.77reins getting long, horse trying to pull a little downward,
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7ECircle left 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77keep circle full and round, slight head tilt
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Before A
Circle left 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, left lead.

Working trot rising
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.77fairly balanced, some head tilt
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9(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.77needs more preparation
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10Between F & BMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.77more from seat to medium walk
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Free walk.





Medium walk.
Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal;

Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.ground cover.
77needs more forward and downward stretch
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12Between C & MWorking trot rising to A.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.77prompt
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13A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willingness, balanced transition and halt.6.56.5accurate turn, haunches right to halt
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity88
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.77
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.7214
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse77
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions77
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns77
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the first canter circle was lovely balance, work to get the same consistency on the left side, ask and expect horse to soften to bending aids, head tilt is evidence of some stiffness. All in all a nice ride, good luck, nice job!
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POINTS:142.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:142.5
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SCORE:71.250%
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